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Researching Kemble Ancestors

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JohnDoe Report 27 Feb 2013 18:25

I am looking for the parents of Francis Kemble born in Cardiff 1948. He married Carolyn Lawrence then later got divorced. They both had 2 children, Andrew Francis Kemble and Penelope Kemble.
I don't no much about my Kemble lineage so if any help comes across, please let me know!

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 27 Feb 2013 18:28

This is his birth reg, ordering the cert from the GRO will give you parents names

Births Jun 1948 (>99%)

Kemble Francis McCarthy Cardiff 8b 341


GlitterBaby Report 27 Feb 2013 18:28

Look on FreeBMD for the birth and that will give you the maiden name of the mother.

Use that information to look for any possible marriages or get the birth cert to confirm the names

Mike *

Mike * Report 27 Feb 2013 18:56

2 possible marriages for parents.
You will need Francis's birth cert to be sure you follow the right line.

Marriages Mar 1934
Kemble William - McCarthy- Cardiff 11a 620
McCarthy Susan M - Kemble- Cardiff 11a 620

Marriages Jun 1940
Kemble Joseph T- McCarthy- Cardiff 11a 1012
McCarthy Patricia - Kemble- Cardiff 11a 1012


Lynski Report 27 Feb 2013 20:19


JohnDoe Report 2 Mar 2013 16:12

Thanks for the help. Can I confirm my ancestors with the BMD index?


trailertrash Report 2 Mar 2013 17:34

looks like Francis had a brother and a sister both also born Cardiff mmn Mccarthy.


MarieCeleste Report 2 Mar 2013 17:35

Only in that you can find the records to enable you to buy the certificates from GRO.

In the case of unusual names you might be able to work back a bit, but you could also end up in a mess.


trailertrash Report 2 Mar 2013 17:43


clicked on the thread link you posted but it comes up as 'error does not exist' so do not know what has already been researched!!


MarieCeleste Report 2 Mar 2013 17:47

Looks like DJ has since deleted the duplicate. If I recall there was very little on it.


trailertrash Report 2 Mar 2013 18:11

There is another possible brother for Francis....

If it turns out the parents are as above, Joseph T Kemble/Patricia Mccarthy, it looks like he may have married twice( second time spelt Josef T) and there is a portrait of him on